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JBL GO 2

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JBL Go 3

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JBL GO 2 vs JBL Go 3

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JBL Go 3

Why is JBL GO 2 better than JBL Go 3?

  • 28.61% less body volume
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    193.49cm³vs271.03125cm³
  • Has an AUX input
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  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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  • 25g lighter
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    184gvs209g
  • 1.5mm narrower
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    86mmvs87.5mm
  • 3.8mm shorter
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    71.2mmvs75mm
  • 9.7mm thinner
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    31.6mmvs41.3mm

Why is JBL Go 3 better than JBL GO 2?

  • 70Hz lower low-frequency
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    110Hzvs180Hz
  • 1 newer Bluetooth version
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    5.1vs4.1
  • 5dB bigger signal-to-noise ratio
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    85dBvs80dB
  • Has USB Type-C
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  • Has voice commands
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  • Has voice prompts
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Price comparison

JBL GO 2

Buy used:

$24.00

ProductStorePrice
JBL GO 2 AmazonJBL Bluetooth Speaker JBLGO2BLK black Ja...JBL Bluetooth Speaker JBLGO2BLK black Japan used like new
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$28.00
JBL GO 2 AmazonJBL Lifestyle Jbl JBLGO2CPN GO 2 Portabl...JBL Lifestyle Jbl JBLGO2CPN GO 2 Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker (Champagne), 4.3 X 4.5 X 1.5
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$42.99
JBL GO 2 AmazonJBL Sound Module red 4.3 x 4.5 x 1.5 JBL...JBL Sound Module red 4.3 x 4.5 x 1.5 JBLGO2RED
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$29.29
JBL GO 2 AmazonJBL GO2 - Waterproof Ultra-Portable Blue...JBL GO2 - Waterproof Ultra-Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black
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$31.63

JBL Go 3

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JBL Go 3 AmazonJBL Go 3: Portable Speaker with Bluetoot...JBL Go 3: Portable Speaker with Bluetooth, Built-in Battery, Waterproof and Dustproof Feature - Black
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$39.95

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Design

1.volume

193.49cm³

271.03cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
3.weather-sealed (splashproof)
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The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.
5.has a neodymium magnet
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Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
7.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
8.weight

184g

209g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
9.Has a remote control
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JBL Go 3
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
3.has a subwoofer
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Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
4.Has a passive radiator
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A passive radiator is a type of driver (speaker) that doesn't have a voice coil and a magnet. The sound vibrations produced by a passive radiator depend on its mass and the size of its enclosure. It is usually used in combination with a woofer to produce deep bass tones.
5.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Signal-to-noise ratio is a measure that compares the level of a desired signal (meaningful information) to the level of background noise (unwanted signal), the bigger the less perceived noise.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
9.has a magnetic shielding
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A magnetic shielding limits the coupling of a magnetic field between two devices. The purpose is to prevent magnetic fields from interfering with electrical devices and avoid distortion (of TV, monitors, hard drives etc.).

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
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JBL Go 3
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
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JBL Go 3
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.has wireless charging
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The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.
7.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
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An auxiliary input allows you to play other audio sources by connecting them through a simple audio connection like a 3.5mm jack, i.e for MP3 or portable DVD/CD player.
Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.supports Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.
6.Has USB Type-C
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The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
7.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
8.Has Bluetooth aptX
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Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.
9.has a 3.5mm male connector
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A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
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This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.Has a radio
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JBL Go 3
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
4.has voice commands
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You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
5.has a mute function
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The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
6.has a sleep timer
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A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.
7.Has voice prompts
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With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

Price comparison

JBL GO 2

Buy used:

$24.00

ProductStorePrice
JBL GO 2 AmazonJBL Bluetooth Speaker JBLGO2BLK black Ja...JBL Bluetooth Speaker JBLGO2BLK black Japan used like new
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$28.00
JBL GO 2 AmazonJBL Lifestyle Jbl JBLGO2CPN GO 2 Portabl...JBL Lifestyle Jbl JBLGO2CPN GO 2 Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker (Champagne), 4.3 X 4.5 X 1.5
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$42.99
JBL GO 2 AmazonJBL Sound Module red 4.3 x 4.5 x 1.5 JBL...JBL Sound Module red 4.3 x 4.5 x 1.5 JBLGO2RED
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$29.29
JBL GO 2 AmazonJBL GO2 - Waterproof Ultra-Portable Blue...JBL GO2 - Waterproof Ultra-Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black
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$31.63

JBL Go 3

ProductStorePrice
JBL Go 3 AmazonJBL Go 3: Portable Speaker with Bluetoot...JBL Go 3: Portable Speaker with Bluetooth, Built-in Battery, Waterproof and Dustproof Feature - Black
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$39.95

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